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Time Magazine names AeroFarms as a best invention

AeroFarms, the Newark, N.J.-based indoor aeroponic grower of greens and microgreens, has been named as one of Time magazine’s 100 Best Inventions.

WP Rawl beefs up capacity, volume of valued-added

WP Rawl, Pelion, S.C., is processing value-added products with a new line at its Bunnell, Fla., plant.

BrightFarms adding production in North Carolina

Hydroponic greenhouse grower BrightFarms’ next project is in Hendersonville, N.C., with a 280,000-square-foot facility estimated to produce up to two million pounds of leafy greens to retailers in the region.

Companies plan ‘aggressive’ watercress campaign

United Kingdom-based The Watercress Co. and Newburgh, N.Y.-based leafy greens supplier Solata Foods have plans to elevate watercress in the U.S. with retail and foodservice products.

North Shore adds Kale and Spicy Red hot organic microgreens

North Shore Herbs and Greens, Thermal, Calif., is showcasing its new organic potted microgreens at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

San Miguel Produce adds Jennifer Osborne as director of sales

San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard Calif., has hired Jennifer Osborne as director of sales.

North Shore Living hires sales manager

North Shore Living Herbs and Greens has hired Debbie Remblence as sales manager.

San Miguel’s new facility expands fresh-cut greens capacity

Fresh-cut greens company San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., has moved to a new 85,000-square-foot facility that increases its capacity.

B&W Quality Growers earn Kosher certification

B&W Quality Growers, Fellsmere, Fla., has achieved Kosher certification for its value-added baby leaves, including watercress, arugula, red kale, spinach and Power 4 line.
Jul 16, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Greens

San Miguel hires John Killeen as VP and GM

San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., has hired John Killeen as vice president and general manager.